Once again, Customs services around the world celebrate 26th January - International Customs Day, through special organized activities. Thus, throughout 2020, under the slogan “Customs fostering Sustainability for People, Prosperity and the Planet,” the Customs community will be focusing on the common commitment to secure the international supply chain and to meet the modern and special needs of the people and the society. Safety, prosperity and secure and healthy conditions, necessity for guaranteeing ecological standards are the highlights, where the Customs Services together with other competent institutions and bodies act to ensure control, protection and facilitation.

Highly sophisticated equipment procured thanks to the European Commission through the IPA programme was officially promoted today, 22nd January 2020,

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) donated new sophisticated handheld scanner for vehicle search to the Customs Administration of the Republic of North Macedonia. The donation handed over by Mr. Adam Woodrow, HMRC Liaison Officer.

Today, upon request of part of the importers of second-hand vehicles, a working meeting was held in the premises of the Customs Administration. The meeting was attended by representatives of the importers who presented their remarks to the Law on Motor Vehicle Tax which came into force on 01.01.2020.

During last past two weeks, the customs officers prevented an attempt for illegal crossing of the border and several attempts for smuggling different goods, including technical goods, tools, automobile spare parts, videogame consoles, detergents, beverages, mobile phone spare parts and videogame parts, foreign cash and cosmetics.